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Technical Writer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $53,015 per year. A skill in Microsoft Visio is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

$36,259 - $76,370
(Median)
$36K
$53K
$76K
MEDIAN: $53,014
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$15.46 - $68.51
(Median)
$15
$35
$69
MEDIAN: $35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$36,259 - $76,370  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,544 - $83,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 79
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $68.51  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,120  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$36,544 - $83,681  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Pay by Experience Level for Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 29%


Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

Microsoft Visio
up arrow 22%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

HTML
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%

RoboHelp
up arrow 5%

Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 4%

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 2%

Editing
0%

National Average
$57,000


Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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